Skip to main content

About your Search

English 78
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 78 (some duplicates have been removed)
research. kil, cities across the country saw declining sales takes revenues, declining tax ref news as people's homes reduced in valley. value. >> a lot of cities are experiencing fiscal stress but i want to reiterate bankruptcies are rare. those who issue debt in the credit market only 10 a year going "g" into bankruptcy. while fiscal stress is a chief concern, bankruptcy is still a very rare phenomenon. >> is it stuffer at a time when the economy is not robust when the state's in which these cities and counties are located are also feeling a lot of strain, is it tough for put these restructuring deals together? >> the state plays a significant role in the fiscal health of the city. they offer state aid to local governments. that makes up a third of the city revenues. when cities cut back due to their own fiscal pressures local governments experience a lot of fiscal squeeze as well. >> are there fewer good choices when you're finally pushed to make a bankruptcy declaration. >> bankruptcy is a measure of last resort. joining anybody enjoys having to papaying pensioners, or putting c
about people at the top that have gotten much of the wealth? should we be taxing them more? >> that's a very important part. now if you look at estate taxes over the last ten years it has been on the decline. because the government has allowed wealthy government to pass more and more of their income on to their children and grandchildren. so that's a big issue. a lot of people in the top 10 of 1%, her not getting a paycheck, a lot of them are getting from investment returns. one thing about that is capitol gains taxes, taxed at a lower rate. and also if you look at wall street, and what's happening, in the dough jones and the s&p 500, you will see a lot of those returns are doing incredibly well. >> is there one thing that people at the middle income, or low income levels can do to dig themselves out? >> that's a great question. we focus on the individual, the one thing we really believe is that individuals have a tremendous power, to change their financial futures. if they just follow certain steps. everyone has a different story, things like living within their means. things that
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
taxes, and i think we can tackle that over the next couple of days. the most recent gallop polls showed 9% of americans approve of the job that congress is doing. that's the lowest level in modern history. congress has passed 115 bills since january. >> every on single one of these bills have been blocked by washington and the democrats. they continue to stand in the way of the people's priorities. >> reporter: the list of legislation still to be accomplished clue includes the m bill. it expires january 1st. the house and senate are still billions apart on snap, the food stamp program. one of the sticking points has been what to do about dueling probations dealing with sexual assaults in the military. unless congress acts unemployment benefits will expire on 1.3 million americans. >> it's not just the right thing to do for our families. it's the smart thing to do for our economy. >> reporter: president obama used his radio address this weekend to push for an extension. house speaker john boehner said he's open to legislation to continue the benefits. >> we'll get the latest on the delib
. >> a pleasure. >> the united states supreme court is staying out of state internet sales taxes. today the justices rejected an appeal regarding a new york law that requires companies to collect state taxes. amazon and fought back and instead they brought broader federal legislation to collect from online retailers $1 million from south of state bills. the bill passed the united states senate but remained stuck in the house of representatives. that is even a bigger problem for the company given that there will not be any relief at the supreme court. two months and 400 software bugs later the obama administration said the self-imposed deadline for fixes has been met for the most part. but it's the glitches that some cannot see that has consumers worried. >>> and trading your money in your 401k. some analysts believe it's a great way to increase your nest egg. others say its gambling with your golden years. it's "real money." stay tune. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on res
and tax credit individuals are eligible more. the huge problem, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on the form. it was a big question at the white house. jay carney had this to say. >> we had instituted a number of significant fixes to the 834 forms, which are these - that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms, we expect the injoe to be vastly ipp sured. we'll work with issue ers to make sure remaining problems are fixed. >> it is now crunch time, three weeks until december 23rdrd. if you're going have insurance by january 21st, the effective date of the obamacare, then you have to enrol by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual market place, if you don't get your insurance through an employer, you'll have to log on to still experiencing a lot of problems, and now it's cunch time. >> tensions are riding in thailand. protesters demanding the prime minister's ousting filled the streets of bangkok. police put up barricades after nine days of violent demonstrati
the state to collect sales tax on outer state companies. are higher bills ahead and are the justices a group of grinches. what do black friday and cyber monday say about the state of the economy. let's nask "fortune" magazine claire zillman about this. what does this mean for online shopping. will it make it expensive in the future? >> it's evolving. the supreme court decided not to take up this decision. it backs on to a 1992 supreme court which is out of date, dealing with a catalogue merchant. the most notable decision is a 2008 law by new york state alog the state to collect sales taxes through online retailers even if they didn't have a physical presence in that state, in new york. >> there could be federal law passed. the senate and the house are looking at a lou deciding whether companies could be taxed. >> in not taking up the issue, it sort of looks like the supreme court deferred to congress, and the senate this past spring passed a bill in line with the new york law allowing states to collect through retailers without a physical presence. >> that will be a big hit for consumers. i
swirling around. potentially increasing interest rates. things that may happen. tax increases, spending increases at the federal level. so many possibility it is difficult to disentangle-- >> is it really had a hard if millions of people have more money to spend we don't know what the effect will be? >> sure' we're talking about 300 million people and 15 million would be independentin benefitingfrom the wage increas. so in the context it will b be a small number. >> we are it will be a shot in the arm to the macro-economy, but it won't be huge. it would shift $35 billion to minimum wage workers. so the economy is 15 trillion-dollar. so it will generate jobs when those people will spend that money. but it's not a jobs program. it's a wage program. that increase, that economic activity, those people will spend that money. it will increase the amount for foods and services. who produces the goods and services? more workers, more workers will be willneed to be hired. >> and richard, help me out here. will you be less reluctant to add another worker or two on a shift if your marginal costs p
%. the richest are taking home the most money since the 1920 1920'. some suggest the tax cuts for the wealthy, and there has been an explosion of wall street fat cats and techies. and robots have taken many jobs since the 1970's. right now it's $7.25. president obama has suggested bumping up minimum wage. if americans were paid for how hard they truly work, minimum wage should be $22 an hour. improvements in the economy are not felt by most people and that concerns the president who worries the american dream of working yourself up may be you turning into that, just a dream. >> just stark numbers. appreciate it. >>> now to ca capitol hill where congress has a lot on it's aplate, but it's not clear if lawmakers will get anything done. the white house is back in session and it plans to leave town on december 13th. the senate hopes to wrap up it's business on the 20th. let's go to capitol hill, libby, how much home i hope is there tt anything will get done? >> reporter: there is a long list of items that the republicans and democrats would like to sow get tackled, including the defense spending
with government getting bigger, taxes going up, what do you find in europe? very, very high levels of youth unemployment. hello? same thing's now happening to america's young people. i think the lack of upward mobility is a huge stachallenge nots just for young people, for lower income people generally and obama thinks the answer is to make government bigger. >> that's, i think, what caused the problem. >> i want to get to that in a moment. david, based upon what we have seen, it seems he is not concerned about the did he haed let's listen to that. >> we should not be stuck in a stale debate from two years ago or three years ago. a relentlyly growing deficit of opportunity is a bigger threat to our future than our rapidly shrinking fiscal deficit. >> david, rapidly shrinking, the deficit is going down. is he ignoring our growing $17 trilli $17 trillion debt and a deficit higher than the one he received from his predecessor? >> the debt is higher. we would be in much better economic shape and young people would have better job opportunities if we weren't shrinking so fast. we have gone from
there information about the tax subsidies. you're told if eligible for tax subsidies, and a lot of increasing traffic over the next three weeks between now and december 23rd. you got to enroll by december 23rd online or elsewhere if you're going to be covered by january 1st when the law kicks in. >> all those procrastinators will start to enroll. mike viqueira live, mike, thank you. >> meteorologist: i'm meteorologist dave warren. the problem is in the southern plains. wichita is just above a quarter mile visibility that has caused a number of road accidents along 45 and 40. headlights barely visible, and that's because of visibility is down. it could be clear and then you run into dense fog. so take your time on the roadways there. the radar plus the cloud shows that it's clear. it's the low clouds and fog in place here. but the radar plus clouds is changing in the northwest. as the storm moves in it will impact weather across the country. and we'll have all the details coming up on the national forecast. >> thank you. coming up, tensions escalate as anti-government escalations take a violen
became more prominent, taxes were slashed for the wealthiest, while investments that make us all richer, like schools and infrastructure, were allowed to wither. and for a certain period of time we could ignore this weaken economic foundation, in part because more families were relying on two earners as women entered the work force. we took on more debt. but when the music stopped and the crisis hit millions of families were stripped of whatever cushion they had left. as the result is an economy that has become profoundly inequal, and families that are more insecure. since 1979 when i graduated from high school, our productivity is up by more than 90%. but the income of the typical family has increased by less than 8%. since 1979 our economy has more than doubled in size. but most of that growth has flowed to a fortunate few. the top 10% no longer takes in one-third of our income. it now takes half. whereas in the past the average ceo made about 20 to 30 times the income of the average worker, today's ceo now makes 273 times more. and meanwhile the family in the top 1% has a net worth 2
and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> on america tonight a r
the cities bound by land are bound by-laws. they have taxes and fire departments and local governments. >> some people say it could be a tax haven. it 345e nai notit may not be un. >> we do not anticipate we will flacflag the vessel under u.s. l have police force and fire protection and amenities that you need to provide in a land based city. there will not be real estate taxes but we need a revenue stream to provide for the services of the fuel and the crew and those will be dobb done condcondominium maintenance fee. we'll derrive fee basis for the commercial units that wil provie the safety and security of the ship and fuel and crews salaries as well. we have a social media question. >> maybe you can pick up the garbage floating in the sea and build a city on that. how will the ship be powered? do you have plans to build green? >> we have a fair amount of technology. it's going to be a showcase of environmental and green technology. and request respect to the blow propulsion they're electronic motors and we would require 100 bhaise100based on our tonnage. we are going to have inciner
education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> welcome back, we're talking about the state of local bee populations because they're dying off. and inevitably, people want to do something, and they don't know what to do, and do not know where to start. but not everyone is cut out for beekeeping. jennifer, what are things that people can do around their homes to help. >> well, there are a couple of big important things. some people want to have colonies in their backyard and it's great. and i had a couple of them in my backyard and i loved collecting honey from them.
protests, they were the opposition, the protestors who wanted to bring back taxing. the media outlets the government had at its proposal. when his sister won the 2011 election, now it's the new opposition on the streets. >> the media from thai land is deeply divided by the confrontation within the faction that believes in him. they see him as an agent for broader reform there is a political conflict. the division in the media will play out very strongly. >> you've seen different factions, political factions representing the polarization of thai politics. they're trying to establish their power through the media. the blue sky channel has cleared connections. a number of others have cleared political factions. >> that doesn't just apply to the national media. it extends into the provinces and other towns and cities in;f thailand where you'll find t.v. stations and their only purpose is to broadcast messages about a political group they're aligned with and spend time criticizing the opposition. >> during the unrest in 2010, he was in compile, but visible in video messages, exhorting prot
that's easily construed as a tax. >> the house is a tricky part. the conventional wisdom is if it passes the house it can pass the senate. there are a lot of conservatives who don't want any spending, they are going to be flatly refusing it. the others will accept fees, does that count as a tax or something okay. and grover norrequisite has talked about this. he basically said he wasn't in -- norquist has talked about this. it's going to be close. >> brad, appreciate your time. thank you. >> thank you. >> he's from the washington post and joining us from washington, good to talk to you. >>> a brutal mix of ice, snow and bitter cold has become a really deadly mix from coast to coast right now. travel is dangerous. and if you have booked a flight you may want to call ahead before you get to the airport. chances are it would be a good bet. let's get a check on the weather system now with meteorologist dave warren. dave. >> yeah, it looks like the weather system is really holding together. it's moved out, we're getting a break between system, the pattern is really the same. w
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
top an elaborate tax regime had a was aimed at extracting as much money from aid agencies as possible. there were fees that aid agencies were forced to pay. it ranged from $500 to $10,000 in some cases. and there were additional taxes levied on aid agencies. they ranged from individual projects. at the same time al-shabaab was able to apply a robust monitoring and supervising of aid agencies where they recruited recipients of aid to report on humanitarian workers. in the end one could argue that these activity versus saved lives on the part of humanitarian workers, but at the same time it became a source of revenue for al-shabaab. >> so what are you recommending from this report, from your research. >> reporter: well, one of the challenges that aid agencies face are the laws and counter terrorism regimes that exist in the west. if they're exposed they could be prosecuted for this. one of the recommendations in the report there needs to be a conversation about the intent of these laws. the intent of these laws was not to starve people to death. obviously it was to make sure money does
foods. it is such an uneven playing field because our tax dollars are used to subsidize ingredients in junk food. and junk food is engineered to be addictive to take advantage of our basic biology. schools should be doing what they can to level the playing field so our children can love foods that love them back. >> what can schools do to level the playing field? >> what i would ask, the photos--i've seen plenty of them, take a look at what is offered versus what the students take on their tray. that's where parents can make a big difference. generally when i see a picture of a student tray, something they've selected it's missing the very fruits and vegetables that we wish they would take and that are available. when you think about school lunch, think about what is offered and that's where parents can help. the second part of this puzzle for me is that we really are operating a business within a school district the way things are set up. >> we have 10 seconds. >> we have to pay for indirects, custodial, all these things to make things work. we need the paying student. we need all
. and also to the treasury department so that any appropriate tax credits can be submitted to the insurance company for appropriate information. >> so that interaction between the federal and your state had to work in order for people to make a successful purchase, is that right? >> that's correct. one of the things that connecticut has done, however, we reduced the number of service calls required by 50% up front because we've always wanted to be as self reliant as possible. >> now they're talking about the possibility of errors that go as far as people who think they've completed enrolled. are you worried of people showing up at the doctors after the first legal day after january 31st, and finding out they don't have healthcare insurance? >> we're actually not worried about that. we've been testing the 834 file transmissions with the health plans beginning last summer, and we're very confident that that will not happen or should not happen. >> do you also rely on the federal government to pay some of the credits towards full coverage that some of your connecticut citizens are eligible to
taxing and they won an election two years ago and still hold a majority in parliament. the police meanwhile say they are in control of the situation despite standing down early on tuesday. >> the demonstration of peace an order we will inform that in order to reduce the tension and protest and the police, the center for peace an order has opened barriers to let protesters come in the area of the government house. we are in the process of asian with police and police maintain peace an order and forces for military do safeguard the area and ready to enforce police operations. >> reporter: that is al jazeera and let's join scott at the main protest camp in bangkok and we saw extraordinary scenes earlier outside the prime minister's office and tell us about the situation on the streets and at the protest camp there where you are. >> on the streets we were right by the headquarters for the metropolitan police in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and pro
in with his probation officer every month. he owned his home, paid his taxes and had just gotten his green card. when we spoke to him he had been in pearsall for nearly a year waiting for a final hearing. >> even prison we get contact visit. in prison you can go and have contact visit. but we only see through glass and about that thick of glass you know. and sometime me and hope she would put her hand on the glass, and i would knock so she could feel me knocking. >> just days after this conversation we heard some good news. naz was unexpectedly released and his deportation recommendation was cancelled. after hearing his story during our interview . >> and now a techknow minute...Ñ >> we have strengthened border security. beyond what many believed was possible. they wanted more agents at the border. we now have more boots on the ground at the southwest border than at any time in our history. >> in an election year, the need to ramp up border enforcement has become a mantra among republicans and democrats alike. back in the rio grande valley, the men captured by border patrol had been taken
and medicaid patients. and there are a number of tax provisions set to expire at the end of the year. congress often comes in and goes back and deals with some of that unfinished business, but they would love to get it done now. also the farm bill, that includes the food assistance program, or snap, and the defense bill. the national defense authorization act. and budget negotiations, stephanie. this is one that everyone is watching. because the last time congress couldn't come to terms we saw that government shut down back in october. they would like to get some work done now to get some ground work laid, stephanie. >> a lot of important stuff to deal with and not a lot of time. libby thank you. >>> mexican authorities are searching for a stolen truck carrying extremely dangerous radioactive material. it was taken on monday. it's not clear how much of the material was in the truck or who may have stolen it. cobalt 60 is used in cancer treatments but could also be used in a dirty bomb. >>> vice president joe biden is in china, but they haven't spoken publicly about the air defense zone over th
things could be dealt with retrotively. things relating to the tax code they will come back and take care of them as the year gets started but that's why people are calling things like the dairy cliff an important issue. $7 for a gallon of milk is something that americans will not be happy with and they are hope that they will come some sort of bills. >> congress is under fire, for not being very productive in the last year. >> reporter: that's right. it's being called the do-nothing congress from many quarters because of the small number of actual laws that they have been able to pass. we saw them push back today, a lot of blame getting thrown out around. and john boehner pointed the finger at democrats and the counterpoint from president obama and other democrats saying there needs to be more bipartisanship and the republicans are the cause of trouble here in washington. but a lot of issues have been on the table for a long time. the farm bill has been in talks for months and a couple of key issues keep getting in the way and republicans and democrats cannot agree on them. one example i
the most since the 1920s. why? some suggest years of tax cuts for the wealthy, the growth of the finance and technology companies, led to wall street fat cats and techies. computers and robots have taken a lot of the jobs since the 1970s. the minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. president obama has suggested to bump it up to about $10 an hour. one study suggests the minimum wage should be really closer to $22 an hour. overall improvements in the economy are not being felt by most people which concerns the president who worries the american dream of working to a better life may be turning to just that: a dream. >> jonlt, thank you. the struggling economy has some communities threatening to take dramatic action. a wealthy neighborhood in baton rouge wants to make another city. not the only city facing this economic divide. it's been faced by other comuns who wanted to form their own city. ben where does this effort stand? >> well john it really seems like it's starting to gain some traction. this group tried over the past few years to get legislation passed to try to get their own school distri
the tax cuts for the wealthy, and there have been an explosion of rich bankers and millionaire techies. computers and robots have taken a lot of middle class jobs. the minimum wage is $7.25. president obama has suggested bumping it up to $10. oh productivity is pup are employees paid for as hard as they work. to adjust it minimum wage should be more like $22 an hour. 77 and the dream of working towards a better life may be just that, a dream. >> the president has paid special attention to the light t of children. >> the idea that a child may never be age to escape that poverty because she lacks decent education, healthcare, o that should offend all of us and it should hell us to action. we are a better country than this. let me repeat. the combined trends of increase inequality and decreasing mobility poses a fundamental threat of our american dream, our way of life. >> here to discuss the inequality and prospect of a minimum wage hike, louis from cornell, do you accept the president's argument that income and equality are jeopardized? in. it's a tremendous difference from the experien
particular well, and then the longer term trend like the tax code. but the immediate cycle right know, you see low quality job creation in the early faces of the cycle. that's endemic. the reason for that is it was the low quality jobs that tended to be shed during the that time. >> we've really seen manufacturing jobs which are really strong middle class jobs that can get you i in better houses. we have better health workers. can we sustain with these service oriented jobs as opposed to more valuable jobs? >> the economy has shifted gears, and the gdp is stabilizing. this weaker policy engineer by the fed. >> this is a productivity issue because manufacturing dollar value increases. it's manufacturing worker and manufactures more than it did in 1979. >> absolutely. there has been productivity increase, but what we see in the cycle may seem counter institute i have. productivity has stalled. it is 5. you may think that's bad news for the economy. over the long run that's true but in firs lowbut low productis an omen. >> good to see you. six big global banks accused of colluding to create l
control and run its own schools with tax revenue. >> this is not about starting a new city, it's education. >> it's totally about education. we want to take accountability of the schools. >> st george would take more than accountability. a report commissioned warns that the break-up could cost the city $53 million. 20% of its budget. it would further segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george is the mainlyingority white. >> we we have white kids going to school on this end of the parish and at the other end and in the middle just of the black kids. >> members in baton rouge make an average of $58,000, in the st george area they make $90,000. >> i think we need to look at does that take us backwards where we are segregating ourselves. it's not a win. >> it's not a trend. the white and black middle class have pled baton rouge to look for better schools for decades. >> this is nothing to do with skin colour. if you have the means to leave baton rouge and the school system, you have left. >> for those that may not be able to leave, it means more division. >> it will all chang
. >> the federal government collects taxes. kordova is run by the opposition who accuses president cristina fernangez de kirchner. the provincial government, arrival of arge tine president had complained that her government denied his appeal. he accused cristina fernangez de kirchner of shortchanging the province of resources. her administration said they accepted full responsibility. >> translation: there exists autonomy in the arge tine provinces and public security is one of these. it has to do with salaries. >> the governor claimed the police walked off their jobs in retailiation for the decision to shut down nor than 100 brothels, which had been paying off corrupt offices. they had been returning to work after being offered salaries and bonuses, making them the best paid in the country. >> translation: the police force returns to the service of the people of ko rrk dova. >> the governor vowed to travel to the capital to demand the government stop playing politics with their money. >> coke roaches may make you cringe, but they are an inspiration for mechanical movement and other scienti
... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> welcome back. we're talking about the pope francis effect and how the new pope is making waves and the globe, how do you not when you marriage. there is a lot of talk about what about pope's position is if these topics so we're going to try to clarify. father john what are the positions that the pope has issues? >> first of all he has talked about all these issues and by the way he is not backing away from the traditional teachings of the church. he believes it has to be put in the context of what he feels is the first p
and run its own schools with its own tax revenue. >> a new city for you guys, this is strictly about education? it's 100% totally about education. we didn't come into this saying we want to create the 5th largest city in louisiana, we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area. >> but critics say st. george would take more than just accountability. a report commissioned by the baton rouge area chamber warns the break up would cost the city at large 53 million dollars, 20% of its budget. and it would futher segregate the city. baton rouge is already majority black, st. george would be a majority white by a 3 to 1 ratio. >> so now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of the parish, white kids going to school over there on the other end of the parish, and in the middle, we'd have just the black kids going to school. >> there's also a major income disparity. residents in baton rouge make an average of 58 thousand dollars a year. in the much more affluent st. george area, the average income is 90 thousand. >> i think we have
in developing countries and cut red removing the need for many taxes and bribes. the w.t.o. is trying to remove all subsidies. the deal means that some developing countries can keep them in they are needed to feed the poor. the results are yet to be seen. india is happy it can keep its subsidy. >> i view this as a victory for the farmers of india, for the farmers, for subsistence farmers of the entire developing country. there has also been a coalition of developing countries that along with its partners, with withstood all pressures. demonstrated solidarity and achieve this. >> the background to this our nt from jakarta. >> a moment of victory after the establishment of the w.t.o., they have managed to make a worldwide trade deal, a deal with trade facilitation, removing barriers and customs regulations. it will bring $1 trillion to the global market. negotiations were tough and it took them four days to seal the deal. there was a huge debate about india who want to keep subsidies in place for the poor farmers because we need to be able to feed the poor people. after a long debate with the uni
taxes simultaneously and intuffitivelntuitively. >> they are starting to implement that. eventually it will will make out to a human being. >> until then, katie walker's training hard for the 100-meter sprint. she hopes to compete in the 2016 paralympics until brazil. jason is searching for the next do. >> i try to inspire people every day because i think people give up way too easy. i do what i do. i am not super superman. i am jusjason. >> we love watching this and seeing how technology can actually, like, help people feel more human. when you think about it, it's like cold and technical, like inhuman sort of machine. but it was helping people to do things that made them feel like participate. >> thanks, phil. that was such a cool story. crystal, you've got something interesting coming up for us. >> my story will make all of you a little bit jealous. i got to study how technology is being applied to wine making. valley. >> we will check that out after this. consider this: the news of the day plus so much more. >> we begin with the government shutdown. >> answers to the questions n
... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> welcome back. we're talking about erasing your digital past. california just passed a law allowing kids under 18 to hit the delete button. so waj, we asked our community what they would like to deligh delete. >> our community is very suspicious. mime skeletons are hopefully buried deep. no reason to unearth them now. digital, i'm worried about the photos hiding in my trunks, albums in the mid 80s. kids these days don't "v" no ideas what photo albums are. and we got one answer p my "star trek" one -win loss record. >> i was trying to persuade us to give one. >> were you successful? >> no, she woul
of the tax and the former prime minister convicted of abusing his power. >> reporter: they were here occupying government house for three months and the prime minister at the time they were trying to force out was the brother in law of the leader and at the moment the protesters are staying outside the fences and the buildings are gathered by security forces. soldiers are symbolically standing in the background for now but this is a country that is seeing a lot of army interventions and politics, something that would be welcomed again by protesters who want an appointed leader to run the country but the goals are unclear and this was to be their final day it seems they are settling in for another long fight, wayne in bangkok. >> reporter: we are live from government house and scott antigovernment leaders urging followers to stand their ground, parliament has been desolved and early elections called and what more do they want? >> yeah, that is really what the protest leader has asked them to spend the night here to stand their ground and they will be staying on this ground overnight.
-thirds of the budget that is mandatory spending, keep the budget caps in place, not raise taxes, which is important during this weak economy, and avoid a government shutdown. >> the farm bill is one thing. your eyes might glaze over when you talk about farm policies. but let's put it this way, in terms that everybody understands. if they fail to come to an agreement they don't extend current law the price of a gallon of milk could double some $7 a gallon. that will hit home especially if unemployment extended unemployment benefits are not extended by this congress. the people taking it in the next one more time. those in the lower income groups. >> and trying to keep up technology. the senate working on a plastic gun ban. >> reporter: this is something that has been in place since the reagan administration, but gun control advocates say there is a problem. what has to happen, any gun that is predominantly made of plastic has to have a metal part to make it secure. one problem is that that metal, that piece of metal under current law can be easily detached. for any reason someone would want to do so
creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said that in an effort to save money, privatized care has sentenced some prisoners to death. >> it's a growing trend, states looking to trim budgets. to date, at least 28 states have privatized prison care. american friend services, in arizona, since the time the state privatized the prison health care , cost dropped $30 million. 50 people died in arizona department of corrections custody in just the first eight
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 78 (some duplicates have been removed)